January 2019

Whereabouts

IMG_7420Where the heck are they now?  Back home!

Here’s an abbreviated ship’s log that Shirley’s Mom and all others keen to keep track of our whereabouts from October 2016 to July 2017  on our voyage from Ontario to the Bahamas and back.

Scroll down to follow our route.


<Oct 25:  North Bay, ON   

-Dreaming & preparation.  See Archives for our March to Sept posts

Oct 25: North Bay > Kingston, ON via land

-We’re off! Check out our Southward post.

Map 1


Nov 2: Kingston > Main Duck Island, Lake Ontario

-Lake Ontario, here we come. Launching & Grounding part 1 starts to tell the tale.

Nov 3: Return to Kingston 

-Ouch! Launching & Grounding part 2 reveals the sordid details.

Nov 8: Kingston > Bath, ON (near Kingston) via land

-Repairs. For reflections on the silver lining of being grounded, you might want to check out On the hard

Nov 17: Bath > Oswego, New York [Lock E1]

-Let’s try this again. Ariose Note Take 2.

map 2

Lake Ontario crossing


Nov 18:  Oswego > locks O8 to O1  > Phoenix 

-That’s Phoenix NY, most definitely not Arizona!

Nov 19:  Phoenix > lock E23 , Lake Oneida, locks E22, E21  > New London

-Brrr! : Frozen Flakes shares some of our cold weather cruising experiences.

Oswego Canal

Oswego Canal


Nov 20: New London (near Utica) > locks E20, E19 > Frankfort

-An Ariose Note slideshow of our experience transiting the New York Canals is in progress.

Nov 21:  Frankfort > locks E18 to E14  > Canajoharie 

Nov 22: Canajoharie > locks E13 to E7 > Niskayuna

Oswego Canal

Erie Canal


Nov 23: Niskayuna > locks E6 to E1, Hudson river Federal lock > Shady Harbour

Nov 24: Shady harbour > Catskill

-Happy American Thanksgiving. This Ariose Note shares our journey down the Hudson.

Nov 26-28: Catskill

-Work on mast and rigging.

Hudson River

Hudson River


Nov 29:  Catskill > Stony Point

Nov 30: Stony Point > Poughkeepsie

Dec 1: Poughkeepsie > Haverstraw

-Corrective work to new sail & rigging (nice change to be dealing with others’ mistakes!)

Dec 3: Haverstraw > New York City, past the Manhattan skyline & Statue of Liberty > Atlantic Highlands, Sandy Hook, New Jersey

-Surreal!

[click on maps to enlarge]

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